Archive for the ‘CSU’ Category

January 29th, 2014 - 10:22 AM § in Ag Hemp, CSU, Farmers, Hemp History

Another Step in Legitimizing Hemp

Hemp growing going legit after decades-long ban By KRISTEN WYATT DENVER (AP) — The federal government is ready to let farmers grow cannabis — at least the kind that can’t get people high. Hemp — marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin that’s used to make everything from clothing [...]

December 11th, 2013 - 1:07 PM § in Ag Hemp, Agricultural Hemp Initiative, Colorado State Legislature, CSU

Mission Accomplished

It was seven years from start to finish: that is from not-a-glimmer-of-hope in 2006 to the first modern-day harvest in the U.S. in 2013. The early years were spent thinking of things to do to get the ball rolling.  Every morning I would ask myself “What can I do today to further the cause?[...]

April 11th, 2013 - 5:14 PM § in Ag Hemp, Colorado State Legislature, CSU, Farmers, Hemp Politics

SB13-241 Heard in Ag Committee 4/10/13

Having already been introduced on the Senate floor, Colorado SB13-241 was heard by the Senate Agricultural Committee on April 10, 2013, and passed with enthusiastic unanimity. Testimonials were intelligent, articulate, and persuasive.  President of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, Kent Peppler, De[...]

July 7th, 2009 - 4:42 PM § in Ag Hemp, Colorado State Legislature, CSU, Farmers, Industrial Hemp

Pent up Market Demand… Our Canadian Connection

"There is such a market pull for industrial hemp that Canadian farmers simply can't meet the demand."[...]